Elizabeth leads Strategy Arts’ nonprofit planning practice area. She conducts strategic planning, designs and facilitates leadership development programs, and consults on nonprofit issues including board development, partnerships, and mergers. Recently her focus has been on planning support for a number of collective impact initiatives.
Prior to joining Strategy Arts, Elizabeth ran her own consulting business for 20 years where she helped clients with organizational development and instructional design projects. Her client base included nonprofits, small businesses, county governments, and corporations. Besides her consulting work, Elizabeth taught in the Communications Program for the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton MBA and Executive MBA programs. She has also been a part-time faculty member in the graduate program of Instructional Design and Development at Penn State Great Valley and in the graduate business school at West Chester University.
Elizabeth brings an extensive background in nonprofit board service. She currently serves on the board of the Barclay Friends continuing care community. Her past board service includes the Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia (co-chair), the Great Valley International Society of Performance and Instruction (chair), the West Chester Rotary Club, and the First Presbyterian Church of West Chester. Elizabeth lives in West Chester where she enjoys training her dog, reading, hiking, and community work.
- Leadership development
- Strategic planning
- Meeting facilitation
- Organizational change
- Collective impact and partnership planning
- Adult learning
- Program evaluation
- Human Services
- Financial services
- National Association of Art Educators (NAEA)
- Horizon House, Inc.
- Federation of Neighborhood Centers
- Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
- Orton Family Foundation
- County of Chester
- John Wiley & Sons